Members of NASA’s Langley Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation (STORRM) team gathered to have a “signing party.” Feeling like celebrities, each member signed the STORRM blanket, u...
NASA facilities around the country are developing America's first exploration-class rocket since the Saturn V launched astronauts to the moon.
This profile is part of a series to introduce the people behind the development of Orion.
On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I, the world's first artificial satellite which marked the start of the space age and the U.S. - U.S.S.R space race.
NASA's Associate Administrator of Education and former Astronaut Leland Melvin recalls when he applied to the astronaut program. He had family members telling him he couldn’t be an astronaut, but his dreams surpassed any obstacles that stood in his way, and Melvin made it happen.
The first vertical drop test of the Orion test article at NASA Langley's Hydro Impact Basin, Thurs., Aug. 23.
On Wednesday, NASA Langley's Center Director Lesa Roe beamed with pride as Luat Nguyen, Langley's director of flight projects, introduced his perspective during the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), MSL Entry Descent and Landing Instrumentation (MEDLI) and Inflatable Reentry Vehicle Experiment (IRVE-3) Celebration.
"It looks like it should fly now, right?" said Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president and head of Sierra Nevada Space Systems.
Earth's planetary neighbor will pass across the face of the sun, producing a silhouette that no one alive today will likely see again.
An innovative manufacturing technique new to spacecraft can reduce welding requirements and save materials.